JACKSON COUNTY, MI (WLNS) – April is Alcohol Awareness Month and a Jackson County group wants to make sure high school students know about the dangers of drinking.
According to the Jackson County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, a 2014 survey found one in five Jackson County high school students has drank alcohol in the previous month. That number goes up to 29 percent when students were asked if they have ever been drunk before.
Excessive drinking can cause serious brain and liver damage. The coalition works to address substance abuse and prevention in Jackson County.
For a link to their website and the programs they provide just click on the Seen on 6 section at the side of the page.